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10 things to do in St. Louis this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend after the Thanksgiving celebrations? Here are some options!

ST. LOUIS — The Jolly Trolley 

Friday, November 29

6 p.m. & 8 p.m.

The Jolly Trolley takes you on a trip from Llywelyn’s Pub in Webster Groves over to Tilles Park to experience Winter Wonderland! There will be a pre-boarding Jolly Hour, which includes a complimentary drink and appetizers. Once the trolley ride ends, keep the night going at Llywelyn’s where there will be live music and more food and drinks available for purchase! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

Northern Lights Festival

Sunday, December 1

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The city of Ferguson is holding its annual Northern Lights Festival this Sunday! There will be a parade, carriage rides, holiday vendors, live holiday music, food, activities for the kids, and more. The theme this year is Parade of Trees. For more information, click here

Official SantaCon in Soulard

Saturday, November 30

4 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Dust off your Santa suit and get into the spirit of giving! The SantaCon Crawl in Soulard is this Saturday. Participants are asked to bring an unwrapped gift for a child for entry, and these gifts go to Children’s Hospital.  The participating bars are Great Grizzly Bear, Hammerstone’s, Nadine’s, and Molly’s in Soulard. This event is for ages 21 and up. For more information and to register, click here

Annual Native American Holiday Market

Friday – Sunday, November 29 – December 1

Fri: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sun: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This event at Cahokia Mounds World Heritage Site is a unique holiday shopping experience! There will be over 35 Native American artists set up throughout the Interpretive Center this weekend. They will be selling items such as jewelry, sculptures, paintings, ceramics, and more. For more information, click here

Shop Clayton

Friday – Saturday, November 29 – 30

Fri: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Clayton is home to many unique retailers! This weekend, you can take advantage of some great deals at participating shops in Clayton. From jewelry to sweets to holiday décor, there is a lot of variety. For more information and a list of participating retailers (and their deals), click here

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Hair of the Dogtown

Saturday, November 30

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Join the fun and support local first responders and military families this Saturday in Dogtown! This event is put on by St. Louis HERO Network, and it will take place at Tamm Avenue Bar, Seamus McDaniels, Hogtown Smokehouse, and Felix’s Pizza Pub. For more information and to purchase a Day Pass, click here

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Friday – Saturday, November 29 – 30

Fri: 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Sat: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Experience an electrifying stage spectacular at The Fabulous Fox Theatre this holiday season at Cirque Dreams Holidaze! It’s a unique cast of cirque artists and theatrical talent. The costumes, acts, and singing will have you in the holiday spirit! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

ST. LOUIS - Cirque Dreams Holidaze brings its live family holiday spectacular to St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre. There will be five unforgettable performances this Friday and Saturday, November 29 - 30, 2019. Tickets are priced from $25 to $99. Show times are listed below. Friday: 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.

An Evening of Soul featuring Anthony Hamilton and Eric Benet

Sunday, December 1

7:30 p.m.

This Sunday is your chance to experience An Evening of Soul at Stifel Theatre! Tickets are still available for An Evening of Soul featuring Anthony Hamilton and Eric Benet. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

Annual Holiday Lights Festivities at Warm Springs Ranch

Friday, November 29

5 p.m.

The annual Holiday Lights Festivities at Warm Springs Ranch kick off this Friday evening! The stables are decked out, and the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are in the Christmas spirit. The herd manager of the Budweiser Clydesdales will flip the switch, turning on more than 300,000 twinkling lights. For more information and to make a reservation, click here

Alpha Brewing Food Challenge: 2lb Smash Burger

Sunday, December 1

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

 Alpha Brewing Co and STL Foodies are collaborating this Sunday for the first ever monthly food challenge at Alpha! If you can finish their 2-pound Smash Burger in one sitting, your name and picture will go up on the food challenge wall, you win an Alpha Brewing T-shirt, and an invitation to their Champions Food Challenge in July! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

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